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  1. Knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to pet contact by immunocompromised children with cancer and immunocompetent children with diabetes

    Contributor(s):: Stull, J. W., Brophy, J., Sargeant, J. M., Peregrine, A. S., Lawson, M. L., Ramphal, R., Samson, L., Bowes, J., Weese, J. S.

    Objective: To compare knowledge, attitudes, and risks related to pet contact in households with and without immunocompromised children. Study design: A questionnaire was distributed to parents of children diagnosed with cancer (immunocompromised; n=80) or diabetes (immunocompetent; n=251)...

  2. An evaluation of a dog bite prevention intervention in the pediatric emergency department

    Contributor(s):: Dixon, C. A., Pomerantz, W. J., Hart, K. W., Lindsell, C. J., Mahabee-Gittens, E. M.

  3. Embracing broader concepts of knowledge, home, and animal: An introduction to ecopsychologically oriented material and recommendations for psychological study

    Contributor(s):: Skoczek, Christianna

  4. Assumptions of the deficit model type of thinking: ignorance, attitudes, and science communication in the debate on genetic engineering in agriculture

    Contributor(s):: Ahteensuu, M.

  5. Constructing identities the social, the nonhuman and change

    Contributor(s):: Michael, Mike

  6. Ethical issues related to food sector evolution in developing countries: about sustainability and equity. (Special issue: Food safety, food quality and food ethics. Selected papers from the 3rd Congress of the European Society for Agricultural and Fo

    Contributor(s):: Raoult-Wack, A. L., Bricas, N.

    After a century of major technical advance, essentially achieved by and for the industrialized countries, the evolution of the food sector in southern countries should no longer be thought of in terms of a "headlong pursuit." In the present context of demographic growth, urbanization, poverty and...

  7. Food health policies and ethics: lay perspectives on functional foods. (Special issue: Ethics as a dimension of agrifood policy: selected papers from the 4th Congress of the European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics)

    Contributor(s):: Holm, L.

    Functional foods are a challenge to food health policies, since they question central ideas in the way that food health policies have been developed over the last decades. Driven by market actors instead of public authorities and focusing on the role of single foods and single constituents in...

  8. Opening up for participation in agro-biodiversity conservation: the expert-lay interplay in a Brazilian social movement

    Contributor(s):: Delgado, A.

    In science and environmental studies, there is a general concern for the democratization of the expert-lay interplay. However, the democratization of expertise does not necessarily lead to more sustainable decisions. If citizens do not take the sustainable choice, what should experts and decision...

  9. Perspectives on salmon feed: a deliberative assessment of several alternative feed resources

    Contributor(s):: Gillund, F., Myhr, A. I.

    The future of salmon aquaculture depends on the adoption of alternative feed resources in order to reduce the need for fish meal and fish oil. This may include resources such as species from lower trophic levels, by-products and by-catch from fisheries and aquaculture, animal by-products, plants,...

  10. A pilot study on assessment of dog owners' attitude towards their dogs

    Contributor(s):: Salgrl, Y., Emre, B., Besgul, K., Ozturk, H., Sagmanlgl, V.

    It is known that having both theoretical and practical knowledge about main and further needs and training of dogs as well as communication with them have critical importance for dog owners in order to maintain a good dog-human relationship. In Turkey, dogs have taken the lead in pet population...

  11. Knowledge, attitude, and problems of Aomori citizens in keeping and managing dogs as pets

    Contributor(s):: Irimajiri, M., Nakanishi, K., Watanabe, K., Matsuura, A., Yamazaki, A., Onishi, Y., Hodate, K.

    A survey was conducted to learn how dog owners in Aomori prefecture are keeping and managing their pet dogs. A questionnaire containing 29 questions and was conducted at animal hospitals and other locations. Four hundred and seventy one people responded. Seventy percent of the respondents were...